Continuing Legal Education

Hot Coffee: Featuring a Screening of the Documentary & Commentary by Director Susan Saladoff (10/10/12)

Hot Coffee:

Featuring a Screening of the Documentary and Commentary by Director Susan Saladoff


Wednesday, October 10, 2012 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.


EpiCenter Theaters


CLE Credit:

2.0 General hours



$90 Attorney Rate - CLE Credit  

Free - Members of the General Public/No CLE



EpiCenter Theaters

210  E Trade Street

Charlotte, NC 28202


Special Info:

6:30 p.m. Registration

7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. CLE Presentation

(Documentary begins at 7 p.m. and is followed by Director Commentary)


Thank you to the following who have made Ms. Saladoff's appearance possible: Anne Groninger, Mac Sasser, Chet Rabon, Rudolf Widenhouse & Fialko, Josh Van Kampen, Gary Jackson, Elam and Rousseaux, Warren and Kallianos, the Sumwalt Firm, Chuck Monnett, John Gresham, Seth Langson, Bob Bollinger, Woody Connette and Luke Largess



Program & Speaker:

Seinfeld mocked it. Letterman put it on one of his Top Ten lists. More than 15 years later, the McDonald's coffee case continues to be cited as a prime example of how citizens use 'frivolous' lawsuits to take unfair advantage of America's legal system. But is that an accurate portrayal of the facts? First-time filmmaker and former public interest lawyer Susan Saladoff uses the infamous legal battle that began with a spilled cup of coffee to investigate what's behind America's zeal for tort reform.  The film will be screened at 7 p.m. and will be followed by commentary by Director, Susan Saladoff.


Speaker Bio:

SUSAN SALADOFF (Producer, Director) spent twenty-five years practicing law in the civil justice system, representing injured victims of individual and corporate negligence. She stopped practicing law in 2009 to make the documentary, HOT COFFEE, her first feature-length film, which premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival, and had its broadcast premiere on HBO in June 2011.



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Fax: 704/333-6209

Mail: 438 Queens Road, Charlotte, NC 28207

Phone: 704/375-8624



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